Recipe: Blueberry Nian-Gao Rice Cake

Come prepared with these make-ahead Blueberry Nian-Gao Rice Cakes.

Total weight: 3 pounds

Weight per serving: 2 ounces

Total servings: 24 (1 cake per serving)


3cups sweet rice flour

1 1⁄4cups sugar

1 1⁄3cups dried blueberries


3⁄4cup canola oil

1 1⁄2cups water

Preparation at home:

Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, then add the canola oil and water. Next, combine the dry ingredients with the wet and mix again. Pour into 24 greased muffin holes. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown. A knife poked into the middle should come out clean.


Sweet rice flour can be found in Oriental food stores.

Christine and Tim Conners, Statesboro, Georgia, Lipsmackin’ Vegetarian Backpackin’